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Politico Playbook Parody: Civil War Playbook

newrepublic.com — NOT-S0-GREAT EMANCIPATOR: "Lincoln Proclamation Stirs Controversy," by Jethraux VandeHei: "Lincoln's emancipation proclamation was bound to rile opponents who already viewed the president as high-handed and arbitrary... Senior White House officials assert that Lincoln has the authority to free slaves under the Constitution's war-making provision.

Children's Arts Festival Saturday

dailyiowegian.com — The Children's Arts Festival took over the first floor and west side of the Appanoose County Courthouse lawn Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Inside the Courthouse hundreds of original children's artwork hung from the walls, hung from the ceiling and rested on easels.

Children's Arts Festival

dailyiowegian.com — The Children's Arts Festival took over the first floor and west side of the Appanoose County Courthouse lawn Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Inside the Courthouse hundreds of original childrens artwork hung from the walls, hung from the ceiling and rested on easels.

Washington City Paper's Handbook for the Responsible Gentrifier

washingtoncitypaper.com — So, you're gentrifying the nation's capital! Congratulations. In moving into Washington at this juncture of history, you've joined a long, proud tradition. New Deal liberals, Great Society dreamers, and Clinton-era wonks all helped transform the various District neighborhoods they called home.

Educating 'Educators In The Workplace'

dailyiowegian.com — Thirty educators started four days of area business and industry tours and presentations Monday as part of Indian Hills Community College's "Educators In The Workplace" initiative in conjunction with Tod Faris and Opportunity Squared, IHCC's "Get Connected" program and area school districts.

Council approves $2.5M urban renewal notes

dailyiowegian.com — The Centerville City Council Monday night at City Hall approved by 5-0 votes three resolutions set before them. One resolution authorizes the city's to issue not to exceed $2.5 million general obligation urban renewal capital loan notes "for essential corporate urban renewal purposes, in order to provide funds to pay the costs of the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement and equipping of a swimming pool" at Morgan Cline City Park.

Urban renewal notes on council agenda

dailyiowegian.com — The Centerville City Council has several resolutions to consider during tonight's meeting at City Hall. One resolution will set a time and place to hold a hearing to consider the sale of city-owned property at 1005 E. State St. to Claudia R. Blozovich and Tom W. Blozovich for $500.

Grassley does Q&A at Rotary Club meeting

dailyiowegian.com — The Centerville Rotary Club during their Wednesday afternoon meeting at the Manhattan Restaurant welcomed special guest, United States Sen. Chuck Grassley. Grassley opened with a statement about ways to communicate with him and his staff, his current and prior legislative action, partisanship in Washington and media coverage before turning it over to a Q&A from the audience.

CCC PREVIEW: Busy agenda for tonight's council meeting

dailyiowegian.com — The agenda for tonight's 6 p.m. Centerville City Council meeting at City Hall is extremely varied - between change orders, reports, requests, updates, public hearings, resolutions, discussion and collection - and very busy with almost 20 individual items. * Up for collection is $5,949.30 for 22 delinquent water, sewer and storm water charges.

Bemis workers vote yes to union

dailyiowegian.com — According to Rick Street, Conference Organizer, GCC/IBT, workers at Bemis, Centerville voted 112 yes to 95 no to win their union vote. Voting took place Thursday and Friday, May 5-6. "We will keep the Iowa labor community updated on their quest to gain their first time contract," Street said.
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Aug 25, 2016

@jackshafer I'm only available til 4:30, though, so get your questions ready

Aug 20, 2016

RT @bterris: Saturday reading: this @AndyKroll joint on The Macker in the latest Washingtonian. https://t.co/nBwyYujwkx


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